Caldwell University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Caldwell University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,140 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1939 and is the only institution located in Caldwell, New Jersey.

Caldwell University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
At Caldwell University you can earn your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Caldwell University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Education, Business, Management, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
82%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Caldwell University is high at 82% (above New Jersey average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Caldwell University is below average: 55%.

Student to faculty ratio at Caldwell University is pretty good: 12:1. Read more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,300
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, about $30,000 per year. The additional fees at Caldwell University beyond tuition are around $1,300; this comes to a total of $31,300 a year.

Read the details about Caldwell University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 3,582 applications were submitted and 2,276 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Caldwell University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Caldwell University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Caldwell University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Caldwell University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 700 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option.

Army ROTC programs are available at Caldwell University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Caldwell University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Caldwell University Location and Maps



Post Address: Caldwell University, 120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, New Jersey 07006-6195, USA
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